| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Score: Diamondbacks 11, White Sox 9.
Spring record: 6-4-2.
At the plate: Paul Konerko had a string of seven straight hits broken but clubbed his third homer in the last two games. Josh Bell hit his second homer and is hitting .500.
On the mound: Matt...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 1:30 PM
PHOENIX -- Chris Sale learned to grill meat over the winter. Now he can open his own restaurant if he wants.
The Chicago White Sox handed Sale a contract extension Thursday that can be worth $57.5 million over the next seven seasons. It includes $32.5...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 1:36 PM
You almost never can boil a baseball season down to one game, let alone one pitch. But when I break down what happened to the White Sox down the stretch in 2012, when a potentially great season for rookie manager Robin Ventura turned into a learning...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 2:33 PM
As Robin Ventura found out during his first trip to jolly old England, any torture the White Sox felt at The Cell in September paled in comparison with what poor blokes used to endure inside the Tower of London.
"The history of that spot is just mind-...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
For 17 seasons, Derek Jeter has been the best reason to keep believing in baseball.
His throwback approach has yielded daily excellence in the middle of the Yankees infield. He has kept life simple off the field, and that never seems to be a bad idea....
| Feb 13, 2013
GLENDALE, Ariz. — So, Rick Hahn, how do you like Jeff Keppinger now?
While the White Sox's rookie general manager eases into this extended spring training camp, his 13th with the organization, the bet on the American League Central table has...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 6:17 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Matt Thornton addressed the issue of junk food with bullpen coach Bobby Thigpen at SoxFest, and the White Sox left-hander sent another message to his fellow relievers this week when he reported to spring training at least 20 pounds...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Busy times are good times in the Danks' family.
Jordan Danks, who hopes to land a spot on the White Sox's roster as a backup outfielder, will put in plenty of time Saturday. He will play in the University of Texas' alumni baseball game in the morning,...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Oh, yeah. That's what a curtain call looks like.
You could understand if Wrigley Field fans had forgotten, chugging toward the All-Star break in the fifth season with the ivy-covered walls surrounding a playoff-free zone. But it turns out they remember,...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Auto Racing--Formula One, Monaco Grand Prix qualifying, 7 a.m. (NBCSN); NASCAR Nationwide Series, History 300 pole qualifying, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); NASCAR Nationwide Series, History 300, 1:45 p.m. (ABC)
| May 7, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Miranda Lambert has the #1 song on the country music charts this week with “Mama’s Broken Heart,” but she certainly does not relate to its lyrics when it comes to– the Pistol Annies. Her fellow band member, Ashley Monroe, was the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Talking baseball while hoping Kirk Hinrich gets well soon:
1. At some point every July, I make this point: The odds are always with the teams selling talent at the trade deadline, not the ones giving up prospects to try to meet short-term opportunities....